Evening Report for April 24, 2014

* Jill Abramson: “I don’t see a gender difference in how you make editorial calls.” (gotham-magazine.com)
cedar* The so-called independent paper at an Ohio Christian College has been “forcefully shut down” by the administration. (religionnews.com) | Farewell from the Cedarville University student editor. (theventriloquist.us)
* Philadelphia guild drops its plan to bid for the city’s dailies. (AP via yahoo.com)
* Quentin Tarantino‘s lawsuit against Gawker is dismissed. (nytimes.com)
* Ladies Home Journal will become a newsstand-only special interest quarterly. (desmoinesregister.com)
* Lucky denies reports that it’s folding. (wwd.com)
* George Stephanopoulos has a new deal with ABC News. (mediabistro.com)
* Business journalist Russ Mitchell is joining the Los Angeles Times as technology editor. (Memo)
* NBC News boss stands by David Gregory. (politico.com)
* Facebook’s new FB Newswire targets Twitter. (gigaom.com) | (pando.com)
* Vice correspondent Simon Ostrovsky has been released after being held by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. (npr.com)
* If your dog just saved you after a choking spell, please call the city desk. (the-sidebar.com)

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